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Our Part in Making History

By 07/02/2021May 16th, 2022Museum | Institute - Happenings1 min read

Over the past few months, we’ve been working with Holdman Studio at Thanksgiving Point. While there, we’ve been placing copper along the edges of class pieces and occasionally grinding down glass. This has been a great opportunity to see how glass is made, the process to get it together in one piece and where it will be placed.

Lining copper over each class was very tedious work. Getting it even, no ripped corners, edges flatten, not too thick – sometimes we had to redo them numerous times! All pieces are different sizes, giving a variety to see and work with.

As our volunteers have come to understand the hard work and precision of stained glass, we took a field trip to UVU too see the Roots of Knowledge! As we broke into groups and took our time seeing each detail, hidden stories and